Wreck on U.S. Highway 59 sends two to hospital

Traffic flows around a two-vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of US Highway 59 at Hill Road on Tuesday. The drivers, Brianna Ortiz, 32, and Stephanie Lecon, 28, were taken to Citizens Medical Center where they were treated and released.

Two women were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of US Highway 59 and Hill Road at about 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Brianna Ortiz, 32, of Victoria, was driving a Dodge Grand Caravan west on Hill Road and attempted to cross the southbound lane of the highway.

A southbound Mitsubishi Galant driven by 28-year-old Stephanie Lecon, of Victoria, struck the passenger's side of the van, said Trooper Thomas Arriaga, with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. They were taken to Citizens Medical Center, where they were treated and released.

No citations have been issued, and the case is still under investigation.